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From "Jean T. Anderson" <...@bristowhill.com>
Subject Re: Successful Delivery
Date Wed, 19 Dec 2007 16:02:50 GMT
congratulations! and thanks for letting the derby community know about this!


Donald McLean wrote:
> I just wanted to throw in a little "Rah! Rah!" here.
> On December 3rd, we went live with the first version of our software 
> that uses Derby and Hibernate for persistent storage. We have learned 
> quite a few things on this journey, some of which are reflected in the 
> implementation of DatabaseManager that is posted on the Wiki.
> Some of the more interesting lessons such as the mechanism we 
> implemented to update the database of our live application and how we 
> handle multiple user threads came afterwords. Unfortunately, I can't 
> post that code (the version of DatabaseManager on the Wiki was 
> developed independently) however, if anyone is interested, I might be 
> talked into writing a short paper.
> I would like to throw a big "thank you" to all of the Derby 
> developers. Without this product this delivery would probably have 
> been much more painful.
> Donald McLean
> P.S. The application is a tool used by astronomers who are preparing 
> their proposals for time on the Hubble Space Telescope.

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